1425 E High St
Bryan, OH 43506
419-633-4317
419-633-4319 (Fax)
Maggie Fisher, Executive Director
Senior Centers Home Delivered Meals New Transportation Policy Information Resources
Special Events Links for Seniors Newsletter Contact Us


FREE BASIC TAX FILING

To schedule an appointment:
www.nocac.org

Or call
419-784-2150 ex 1108

 

RECYCLE UNUSED CELL PHONES ! ! !
Williams County Department of Aging collects old, unused cell phones to raise funds for transportation by sending to a recycler.  Drop off your old cell phones at any senior center or the main office at 1425 E. High St., Bryan.

 

 

BECOME A
VOLUNTEER!

Volunteer Guardian Program

Volunteer Guardian Application

Please click the link above for more information about the Volunteer Guardian Program. Or call 419-633-5053 or 419-633-4317 and ask for Joan Horne. Please click the link above to print an Application Form.  Return it to: 
                           Joan Horne
                           1425 E High St.
                           Bryan, OH  43506
email: jhorne@wmsco.org
 

 


Cara Sobieck and Kenny
& Helen Bell (quilt made by
the Bell's daughter)


Cards at Pioneer 


Edgerton Volunteers
helping with lunch

Montpelier High 5 Wii Players



Montpelier Craft Ladies

 

 

Senior Centers Open Monday through Friday - 
Bryan, Montpelier & West Unity
(transportation provided on Friday's)

Senior Centers Open Monday through Thursday -
Edon, Edgerton, Pioneer & Stryker

There's always something happening!

Activities - Hot, Balanced Lunches - Presentations - Classes, Cards - Wellness Programs - Trips
Opportunities for friendships and fellowship

Call your local Senior Center for more information or to make lunch reservations:

Bryan Senior Center
419-636-4047
1201 S. Portland St.
Montpelier Senior Center
419-485-3218
325 N. Jonesville
Edon Area Senior Center
419-272-2070
320 Parkway
(Edon Community Center)
Pioneer Senior Center
100 N. Elm St.
419-737-3095
Pioneer Community Center
Stryker Senior Center
419-682-2083
102 E. Mulberry
West Unity Senior Center
419-924-5447
509 W. Main
(Kissell Community Bldg)
Edgerton Senior Center
419-298-3564
227 Laubach Dr
PO Box 877
(Church of Christ)
 

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HOME DELIVERED MEALS

Older Adults who are unable to come to the center and who find it difficult to shop for and prepare meals are eligible to receive home-delivered meals from the Williams County Department of Aging. The balanced, nutritious meals are prepared and packed at two kitchens, then delivered from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday through Friday throughout the entire county. People must be 60 or older and need help to maintain proper nutrition. Our drivers also offer a friendly greeting and quick wellness check with clients. Call your local senior center or the main office to request this service or for more information.

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NEW TRANSPORTATION POLICY

Our need for medical transportation has increased greatly - so to better accommodate you the Department of Aging has established a new policy when transporting for medical appointments. Below are the latest times we will be accepting appointments for certain locations. Please consider these times when you are scheduling, then give us a 24 hr notice. Our drivers will be prompt in picking you up for such appointments and will have a maximum waiting time of 10 minutes so try and be ready when your driver arrives. We appreciate your cooperation and hope this will help us in providing the best and most efficient service.  Thanks you.

Appointment Times

Location of Appointments

11:30 a.m.

Toledo, Lima, Swanton, Grand Rapids & Bowling Green

11:30 a.m.

Cities in the States of Indiana and Michigan

1:00 p.m.

Fulton, Henry and Defiance Counties

1:30 p.m.

Cities within Williams County

ONLY morning appointments for Retina Vitreous Associates and T.L.C. Bryan

ODOT Disability Related Complaint Procedure

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INFORMATION AND REFERRAL/OUTREACH

Williams County Department of Aging is an excellent resource for information on any aging issue including insurance, senior living options, PASSPORT, services and resources.  Equipment such as bath aids and wheelchairs are for loan--call 419-633-4317.  In addition, the Bryan and Montpelier Senior Centers house caregiver and Alzheimer's libraries with materials available for loan.
Independent Living Assistance can help with errands, shopping, bill paying.  Call the office at 419-633-4317
Farmers' Market Coupons can save older adults $50 during the produce season when shopping at stands from June until October.  Applications must be filled out and mailed to Area Office On Aging. Call 419-633-4317 to get an application.
Lifesaving Information for Emergencies (L.I.F.E.) - Project offers forms to provide emergency information when you are unable to speak for yourself.  Visit any senior center or 1425 E. High St., Bryan to pick up L.I.F.E. kit.

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Williams County Department of Aging holds special events to celebrate active aging. Monthly evening meals, Trips, Thanksgiving, Volunteer Appreciation and Senior Day at the Fair all offer enjoyable change of pace throughout the year.

LUNCH WITH MAGGIE SCHEDULE

JANUARY
Thurs
Jan 5
11:30 Edon Senior Center
Tue
Jan 17
12:00 West Unity Senior Center
Wed
Jan 25
12:00 Bryan Senior Center
FEBRUARY
Wed
Feb 8
12:00 Edgerton Senior Center
Mon
Feb 13
11:30 Stryker Senior Center
Fri
Feb 24
11:30 Montpelier Senior Center
Tue
Feb 28
11:30 Pioneer Senior Center

ALL SENIOR CENTERS

JANUARY
Mon
Jan 1
no HD and ALL Centers Closed for New Year
Thurs
Jan 12
Birthday & Anniversary Day
Mon
Jan 16
No HD and ALL Centers Closed for
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Thurs
Jan 19
Montpelier's Evening of Fun
Chicken Legs, Baked Potato, Coleslaw, Brownie, Dinner Roll, Juice
serving 4:30-5:30
 
FEBRUARY  
Thurs
Feb 9
Birthday & Anniversary Day
Thurs
Feb 16
West Unity's Evening of Fun
Meatloaf, Mashed Potatoes, Green Bean Casserole, Jell-O, Dinner Roll, Juice
serving 4:30 - 5:30

BRYAN SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Friday at Noon

  Tuesdays & Thursdays - Euchre @ 1:00
Wednesdays Jan 18 & Feb 15
Toe Nail Clinic by visiting Nurses
**Must be signed up
JANUARY  
Thurs
Jan 5
1:15 leave for Defiance - 
shopping and supper at Frisch's
 
FEBRUARY  
Fri
Feb 24
11:30 St. Pat's School Kids
Mon
Feb 27
4:00 Night out - Essen House in Pettisville
 

EDGERTON SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Thursday at Noon

Lunch Served Monday - Thursday at Noon
  Mondays & Tuesdays - Euchre Day @ 12:30
Prizes awarded Monthly
JANUARY  
Tue
Jan 10
Senior Night Out
Tue
Jan 24
10:30 BP Clinic
 
FEBRUARY  
Mon
Feb 6
Senior Night Out
Tue
Feb 28
10:30 BP Clinic
 

EDON SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Thursday at 11:30

 Lunch Served Monday-Thursday at 11:30
Tuesday's Chair Exercise
10:00
Thursday's - Euchre Day after lunch
JANUARY
 
FEBRUARY  
Tue
Feb 21
4:15 Dinner out
Rogers Harvest House in Hamilton

MONTPELIER SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Friday at 11:30

Exercise with Lisa
most Wednesdays at 10:30
10:30 Wed. Jan 11 & Feb 8 - 
Toe Nail Clinic by Visiting Nurses
(must be signed up)
10:30 Fri. Jan 13 & Feb 17 -
Hearing Aid Center of NWO,
Clean and repair at Center
JANUARY
Tue
Jan 2
7:00 p.m. Fibromyalgia Support Group
Thurs
Jan 12
9:30 Blood Pressure Check
FEBRUARY  
Tue
Feb 7
7:00 p.m. Fibromyalgia Support Group
Thurs
Feb 9
9:30 Blood Pressure Checks
Tue
Feb 21
9:30 Caregivers Support group
Fri
Feb 24
10:30 Program
 

PIONEER SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Thursday at 11:30

JANUARY
Tue
Jan 17
10:30 School Visiting
Wed
Jan 18
10:30 Blood Pressure checks
Mon
Jan 23
4:30 Dinner in Angola
FEBRUARY
Tue
Feb 7
2:00 Libbey Glass Outlet & Dinner
Wed
Feb 15
10:30 Blood Pressure checks

STRYKER SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Thursday at 11:30

Exercise Class Mondays @ 10:45
Blood Pressure Checks third Tuesday's 12:00
JANUARY
Mon
Jan 23
Senior Night Out - Das Essen Haus
 
FEBRUARY
Mon
Feb 6
Senior Night Out
Shaffer's in Bryan

WEST UNITY SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Friday at Noon

   Euchre Days - Mondays in Jan 9 & 23; Feb 6 & 13 at 10:00
  Exercise Class 10:30 - Every Tuesday for January & February
1st Wednesday of each month
10:30 Blood Pressure Checks
2nd Wednesday of each month
10:30 Hearing Aid Center of NWO
clean and repair center
JANUARY
Wed
Jan 4
10:30 Toenail Clinic
Wed
Jan 11
Senior Nigh Out
Wise Guys Pizza
FEBRUARY
Wed
Feb 8
Senior Night Out
Four Seasons

 

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LINKS FOR SENIORS

Area Office on Aging of Northwest Ohio/PASSPORT
Ohio Department of Aging (Golden Buckeye)
National Council on the Aging
Senior Information Site
Information for Consumers about Nursing Homes/Assisted Living
Social Security
Medicare
Individualized Benefit Review
National Institutes of Health
Better Business Bureau Smart Senior Program
AARP

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  NEWSLETTER 

January/February 2017

March/April 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

The department's monthly newsletter has recipes, news, information along with calendars and menus. Would you like to receive a newsletter? Contact Maggie Fisher at mfisher@wmsco.org.

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SENIOR CENTERS:
BRYAN - 419-636-4047
EDGERTON - 419-298-3564
EDON - 419-272-2070
MONTPELIER - 419-485-3218
PIONEER - 419-737-3095
STRYKER - 419-682-2083
WEST UNITY - 419-924-5447

DEPARTMENT OF AGING:
1425 E. High Street
Bryan, OH 43506
419-633-4317
419-633-4319 (Fax)
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday
Maggie Fisher, Executive Director
e-mail mfisher@wmsco.org

 

 

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